Old Caucasian Carpet from Armenia or South Caucasia.
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.
Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the end of the 19th century, the six volume work remains completely unique in its scope and detail. “Some books just scream out to be bought; this is one of them.” ― Vogue.com
Marquis Dufferin Ava with Armenian refugees at the hospital at Varna, Bulgaria 1896.
The Armenian bishop of Djulfa, Azerbaidjan. c. 1886. The cathedral of Eschmiadsin.
The Textile Manual is an encyclopaedia of textile information, from material to yarn, from fabric structure to the finishing process. Encompassing practical tips for a range of textiles and detailed visuals, this ultra-accessible manual is the perfect companion for fashion aficionados and aspiring fashion designers.
Armenian merchant costume 1843. Marchand Armenian Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
Jeune fille Arménienne. Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.
Traditional Armenian costumes 1850s. Gallery: Les nations. Album des Costumes De Tous les Pays. Par Alexandre Lacauchie. Paris. Maison Martinet. Haute Cœur frères 41, Rue Vivienne et 146, Rue de Rivoli… Read More
Armenian woman from Constantinople in traditional costume, 1850. Ottoman Empire costume Gallery: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.
Caucasus. Armenian woman costume.
Ottoman Empire. Costume of Armenian lady of Constantinople 1850. Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes, by Franz Lipperheide.
The Comprehensive Atlas and Geography of the World. “Races of the World”. Drawn by J. L. Williams. Engraved by A. Portier. Printed by Blackie & Son London, Glasgow & Edinburgh 1886